A friend of Boyington's, who's the number 1 ace, is shot down by a Japanese pilot, known as the Iceman, who only goes after the top pilots. Boyington is now the number one ace pilot and he is told that he has to go back to the States to go on a bond drive. And the one who's going to replace him is not exactly what the squad is use to. Written by
Did You Know?
Per the title, 'The Iceman Cometh' is a play written by Eugene O'Neill in 1939. See more
After Boyington shoots down a Zero, one of his men comments that Pappy now has 20 kills. But in earlier episodes the side of Boyington's plane already had more than 20 kill stickers. See more